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Jan 30, 2013 8:00am PST
on that hostage situation. we switch gears to talk about the u.s. economy and it shrank a tenth of a percent, the first time in three and a half years. >>> thousands of residents are in the dark of severe storms and help is on the way for millions impacted by hurricane sandy. president obama signing a $55 billion aid package in emergency relief. in syria, an unprecedented mass murder much civilians, the bodies of 65 people found near a river, some with their hands tied behind their backs. >>> toyota is recalling 1 million of its kroel las and lexus sedans manufactured between 2001 and 2004 because the air bags can improperly inflate. in japan, a major airliner is reporting it replaced batteries of dreamliner jet liner ten times before they were gounded earlier this month. >>> another black eye for baseball. new york yankees star alex rodriguez is among seven major leaguers who bought performance enhancing drugs as recently as last year. >>> we want to take you back to the big story we've been following this morning. the committee hearing taking place on what to do about gun violence in ameri
Feb 1, 2013 8:00am PST
to that contraction we saw in gdp in the fourth quarter. so calms people down a little bit about where this economy is headed. >> if we look over the trends that are going, and we look back over the unemployment rate, and we have from august to january, we can see where we have been going, and, you know, flirting, going down and in the right direction. but why are people looking at this and being optimistic about something big that's on the hill that's coming ahead of us? >> during periods of economic expansion, typically these numbers get revised upward as we go true a recovery. and that's what's been happening. each month is being revised upward as december and november were. so now we're seeing a likelihood this 157 can be revised upward as well. we're going in the right direction. the unemployment rate is always a bit of statistical noise. and the economy, generally speaking, is firing on more cylinders than most people realize. manufacturing, doing a little bit better, construction doing better. even retail trade, which typically lays people off in january after the holidays had an uptick in e
Feb 2, 2013 11:00am PST
. president obama shifting focus back to the economy after encouraging economic news friday. >> home prices are starting to climb again and car sales at a five-year high. manufacturing is roaring back. the business created 2.2 million jobs last year and our economy created more jobs than econom t economists originally thought. >> jones industrial average closed about 14,000 on friday, the highest since 2007. the los angeles mayor has put an end to speculation that he will be joining the obama cabinet. there is talk he might be transportation secretary. he said he will finish out his term as mayor. in massachusetts, former senator scott brown said he will not be running for the senate seat vacated by john kerry, but there is speculation that brown could have his eye on the governor's seat when patrick steps down in 2014. we will take you to boston to big deeper into that story later in the show. a whole lot to get to first. vice president biden is in germany and talking international security with diplomats from around the globe. in his speech earlier he called the president a tyrant and sa
Feb 4, 2013 8:00am PST
potential fiscal crisis. the sequester could have devastating impact on our current economy, particularly the job market. we get ezra klein in. >>> plus, the highlights and no-lights of the super bowl. a record-breaking night in so many ways, on the field and on the clock, but also an electrifying night when the power was working, of course. then the power goes out. it was crazy. what was your most memorable moment of the super bowl? [ male announcer ] it's simple physics... a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can provide 24 hour relief for many with arthritis pain and inflammation. plus, in clinical studies, celebrex is proven to improve daily physical function so moving is easier. celebrex can be taken with or without food. and it's not a narcotic. you and your doctor should balance the benefits with t
Feb 5, 2013 8:00am PST
to them that immigration reform is good for the economy. here's a look at who he's going to be meeting with in terms of the labor leaders. richard trumka of the afl-cio, eliseo medina, lloyd blankfein, and arnie sorenson, among others. so those are just a few of the folks with whom he will be meeting this afternoon. of course, time is of the essence, thomas. the president believes he has about a year, year and a half, to really make movements on some of these other policy issues, like gun control, like immigration reform. as you know, he was in minnesota yet, pressing for new gun safety measures. so i think this is a tactic you're going to see this white house continue with over the next several weeks. >> when you say time is of the essence, because of 2014, the midterms coming up. and when we talk about time, we know we have just a week to go until the state of the union address. but we're also learning that the president is going to deliver the remarks this afternoon in response to the problem that's looming about the sequester. a short-term fix to that. can we expect to hear the pre
Jan 29, 2013 8:00am PST
out of the shadows. a great university, usc, did a study and said it would be so great for our economy, and these folks who are living in the shadows, they're our friends, they're our neighbors, they take care of our kids. they work at our restaurants. they are a very important part of our community. they need a path to citizenship, not making it an elusive dream. and their kids need to have the dream act put into law, so that those kids who are so much part of america, don't have to look over their shoulder and can give all they want to give to their country. >> senator, real quickly, you made a super bowl bet. i want to break some news here. you made a super bowl bet with maryland senators, so if the ravens use, they'll hand over maryland crab cakes, beers, and cookies, and if the 49ers lose, you'll send over some crab, napa valley wine, san fran bread, and cheeses. apparently right now you have the odds. so do you have a message for the folks in maryland? >> well, i love the folks of maryland, but i have to say, get ready to be crabby. because we're going to make it. >> i don't know
Feb 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
for kentucky's economy. to the political playground we go for more. by now we're all used to hearing vice president joe biden say some pretty interesting things. his latest may have the president shaking his head, but will make germans quite happy. he said, "i have traveled over 640,000 miles since i've been vice president and most of the time the president sends me to places he doesn't want to go, so i've spent an awful lot of time with mccain and others in afghanistan, so it's good to be here in germany. >>> it may be the snavenators w have the most to lose. they may have to cough up the crabca crabcakes, burnt cookies, odds makers are favoring the 49ers. if the super bowl is not your thing, well, there's that other big bowl today. there it is. it's the puppy bowl. oodles of cuteness today. no need to change the channel just yet. chances are you'll be able to see this a lot. the puppy bowl is going to be on repeat on the animal planet for the rest of the day. you can set your dvrs. look at that, look at that. i tried to talk slowly so you could see more. >>> president obama criticized b
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